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Targeting judicial autonomy

The government on Wednesday notified its acceptance of the first name, but continued to sit tight over Justice Joseph’s name.

27 Apr 2018 12:19 AM

Law seeks to regulate DTH platform services

The proposal to bring in regulations for these channels was mooted as currently there is no legislation to deal with these channels.

25 Apr 2018 2:20 AM

The fighter for India’s future: Going back to the beginning

The generally believed superior survivability of a twin-engine fighter is also questioned.

25 Apr 2018 12:29 AM

Hasty ordinance is not enough to deter rapes

Many activists have pointed out that it is not the severity of the punishment, but the certainty of it that is the real deterrent.

25 Apr 2018 12:19 AM

DTH chip an assault on privacy, says Congress

The Congress had already been attacking the government for intruding into the personal space of citizens.

17 Apr 2018 2:26 AM


Bengal BJP leaders observe fast over House disruptions

The Opposition parties have resorted to dirty tricks of disrupting the Parliament and spreading canards against the ruling BJP.

13 Apr 2018 8:14 AM

Modi's fast a farce, should apologise to youth, Dalits: Cong

Randeep Surjewala of Congress also said the BJP-led central government should be blamed for the Parliament washout.

11 Apr 2018 9:56 AM

Fast: Powerful protest tool has a long history

Hungerstrikes remain a powerful tool of political protest. It gives every citizen a powerful weapon to challenge even the mightiest power.

11 Apr 2018 12:29 AM

Private channels may be forced to dump foreign satellites

Currently about 80 percent of all Indian broadcasters are operating on foreign satellites.

08 Apr 2018 3:23 AM

Hope vs fear in 2019: Jobs may hold the key

The government made a few attempts to resume the dialogue with the Opposition by repackaging UPA schemes, but it all came to naught.

04 Apr 2018 6:31 AM


Govt to crack down on scribes to curb spread of fake news

In an effort to curb instances of fake news in various mediums including print and electronic media.

03 Apr 2018 12:31 AM

Is govt trying to avoid no-trust debate in Lok Sabha?

The two Houses have been in near continuous turmoil since the Budget Session began about four weeks ago.

29 Mar 2018 1:17 AM

RS polls confirm emerging line-ups

The most important point to emerge from UP is that the recently forged SP and BSP relationship is likely to hold for the Lok Sabha poll.

25 Mar 2018 12:10 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: Babu gets extension

The recent secretary-level reshuffle effected by the Modi sarkar was a routine one, except for one appointment which took many babus by surprise.

18 Mar 2018 12:21 AM

Modi’s foreign policy in need of urgent reset

Some lessons appear to have been learned. India is now going all out to address China’s sensitivities.

13 Mar 2018 12:22 AM


Turmoil in J&K: Using Army isn’t the solution

Seizing the opportunity, separatist leaders gave a call for a shutdown the next day and incidents of violence were reported throughout the Valley.

07 Mar 2018 3:03 AM

Airfare for Haj gets cheaper

The increase in India’s quota will be effective from the Haj later this year. Saudi Arabia last year raised India’s quota by 35,000.

28 Feb 2018 1:53 AM

I&B to overrule law ministry suggestion

The information and broadcasting ministry is not favourably inclined and is understood to have rejected the suggestion.

25 Feb 2018 1:15 AM

Eyeing rural poor, Budget to focus on agri and infra

Keen on wooing the rural votebank with just a little over a year left for the general elections.

31 Jan 2018 2:16 AM

Yashwant Sinha launches forum, many leaders attend

Mr Sinha has been publicly criticising the Narendra Modi government’s economic policies and its style of functioning.

31 Jan 2018 1:36 AM